Stressing over baby and toddler meals, diets, weight gains, and losses has always been a thing among Asian mommies. They can be extremely concerned about how much their little one weighs, how much he/she’s gained or lost, and how the ‘weight factor’ makes their little ones look. In India, moms focus on doing all they can to make their babies gain ‘healthy’ weight. That’s right, not just ‘weight’ but, ‘healthy weight’.
Happy new year all of you! Its 2020! I hope the year has kicked off positively for all of you. Thinking of January, reminded me of festivals in January and the foremost festival celebrated widely in India during January is “Makar Sankranti” or “Pongal” or “Lohri“, depending on where you are in india, you will be celebrating one of these. This reminded of the most common thing made in north Indian households during this festival, i.e. “Sesame Seeds Ladoo” or “Til Ladoo”.
Some of you already know how to make mawa (or khoya) using milk powder. How about making instant mawa using ricotta cheese? Have you tried that? Well even before we go there, lets get to what is mawa and why we need it? For those who are unfamiliar with mawa, it is most common ingredient in most of indian sweets. It is also spelled as khoa, or mava.
Its a known fact that most of Indian sweets have Mava or Khoya as one of common ingredient. It is also a known fact that making mava from scratch is super tedious task and is most common deterrent for anyone wishing to make sweet at home.Continue reading “Instant Khoya Recipe – Using Milk Powder”
My lovely readers, you have seen all sorts of recipes on this blog and whilst I try to cook healthy, there are few recipes where it yields food which has high calorific content or not suitable for Vegans. Hence I thought I will share something which is more vegan friendly as well as ticks the boxes of those following Paleo diet too.
This is Date and Fig roll, which is a no-cook recipe too.
What image comes to you when you hear the word “Gajar Ka Halwa”? Gajar Halwa / गाजर का हलवा or Carrot Pudding is not food, its an emotion, its sentiment, its love. This is probably the most common halwa that one would be familiar with in the Indian subcontinent.
From decades this gajar halwa has ruled heart of millions. Most of people will have story to share linked with this traditional Gajar halwa.